Born


Anderson, South Carolina 1980

Education


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emphasis in Sculpture, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, May 2002

Solo Exhibitions


2012
Beta Pictoris Gallery, Variations, Birmingham, Alabama
2009
The Hogar Collection, Before And After, Brooklyn, New York
2007
Dolphin Gallery, Strategies for Representation , Kansas City, Missouri
2006
RARE Gallery, Six died during construction , New York, New York
2005
Paragraph Gallery , Oh Baby You , Kansas City, Missouri
2002
Leedy-Volkous Art Center , There's no place like you, Kansas City, Missouri

Selected Group Exhibitions


2013
Dolphin Gallery, Thanks For The Warning, Kansas City, Missouri
2012
beta pictoris gallery, DRIFT, Birmingham, Alabama
beta pictoris gallery, PULP 2, Birmingham, Alabama
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Abstract - Kansas City, Overland Park, Kansas
Dolphin Gallery, I AIM TO HIGH, Kansas City, Missouri
2011
Beta Pictoris Gallery, A Violent Thought of Love, Birmingham, Alabama
Beta Pictoris Gallery, Is This A Painting? Birmingham, Alabama
Dolphin Gallery, Not Here No There, Kansas City, Missouri, Curated by Hesse McGraw
The Hogar Collection, To Be Continued... Brooklyn, New York
2010
Participant Inc., Collective Show New York 2010, New York, New York
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Hopey Changey Things, Omaha, Nebraska
2009
Brooklyn Arts Council, Clamoring To Be Recognized, Brooklyn, New York Curated by Christine Spangler
2008
The Hogar Collection, Sneak Peek, Brooklyn, New York
Fellows of Contemporary Art, (FOCA) Yellow, Los Angeles, California Curated by Lia Trinka-Browner
La Esquina, Locate / Navigate: Exercises in Mapping, Kansas City, Missouri Curated by Kate Hackman
2007
Blue Barn Theatre, Separate Selves , Omaha, Nebraska Curated by Jeremy Stern
2005
RARE Gallery, What’s the matter with Kansas, New York, New York, Curated by Hesse McGraw
2004
H&R Block Art Space, Making Meaning: The Artists Book , Kansas City, Missouri, Curated by Raechelle Smith
Dolphin Gallery, Group Show, Kansas City, Missouri
Fahrenheit Gallery, The Gun and Knife Show , Kansas City, Missouri, Curated by Peregrine Honig and Marcus Cain
2003
Dolphin Gallery, Group Show , Kansas City, Missouri
Old Post Office Gallery, Kismet, Kansas City, Missouri, Curated by Lia Trinka-Browner
2002
Shaw+Hofstra and Associates, Subluna, Kansas City, Missouri, Curated by James Brinsfield
2001
H&R Block Art Space, Kansas City Flat Files , Kansas City, Missouri
Dolphin Gallery, Summer Show, Kansas City, Missouri
Dolphin Gallery, (Window Installation) Ythujjin, Kansas City, Missouri
Red Door Gallery, Five Years , Anderson, South Carolina
Opie Gallery, National Society of Arts and Letters Small Sculpture Exhibition , Kansas City, Missouri
2000
Floor Four Gallery, All the Young Dudes : The Big Pink Show, Kansas City, Missouri, Curated by Matt "Woody" Wood

Selected Bibliography / Media


2012
ART PAPERS, May/June Issue #132, Matt Wycoff, Hesse McGraw
2007
Time Out Chicago, Issue # 132: September 6 - September 12, "Yes I Kansas" Alicia Eler, Chicago Illinois Review, September Issue, "Matt Wycoff: Strategies for Representation" Alaska Noyes, Kansas City, Missouri
2006
Review, October Issue, "Six died during construction: Matt Wycoff at Rare Gallery" Katya Achilles, Kansas City, Missouri
2005
Review, June Issue, "Avenue of the Arts" Marcus Cain, Kansas City, Missouri
The Kansas City Star, Thurs. April 28, 2005, "All-about-me show is all about you" Theresa Bembnister, Kansas City, Missouri
University News, Thurs. Mar. 24, "Oh Baby You" worth trip Downtown" Emily Iorg Kansas City, Missouri
The Kansas City Star, Sun. Feb. 6, " Boost for the Best" Theresa Bembnister, Kansas City, Missouri
2004
The Pitch, Feb. 26 - Mar. 3, "Fully Loaded" Gina Kaufmann, Kansas City, Missouri
2002
The Kansas City Star, Fri. Jan. 25 , "Where the Sublime Meets the Everyday" Robin Trafton, Kansas City, Missouri
The Kansas City Star, Fri. Jan. 11, "Group Efforts" Alice Thorson, Kansas City, Missouri
The Kansas City Star, Fri. May 17, "The Best and the Brightest" Kate Hackman, Kansas City, Missouri
Art Papers, August, "Summer Show" Heather Lustfeldt, Kansas City, Missouri

Selected Publications


2013
Washington Square Review, “The River,” New York, New York
2008
The Yellow Reader, “Out With The New” Fellows of Contemporary Art, (FOCA) Los Angeles, California
2007
Review, “Importer Exporter, David Ford at Jack the Pelican Presents” December Issue
Dots and Quotes, "The Coronado Expedition, 2006" Photography by Scott Clark, 2007 Issue, (Feature)
10 (Publication documenting the ten year anniversary of the Charlotte St. Foundation in Kansas City) "Stomping Grounds"
2006
Review, "Out With the New" October Issue, (Feature)
Review Architecture Annual, "Mapping Onto Community" (Feature written in collaboration with Jim Woodfill)
2005
Review, "Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil" January Issue (Feature)
What's the Matter with Kansas? Exhibition catalog, "A River Runs Through It"
2004
Review, "Kids Overboard" January Issue (Feature)
Review, "The Grand Old Party Convenes" October Issue, (Feature)
2003
Review Architecture Annual "Marathon" (Feature)
Review, "Downtown" Summer Issue
Review, "A Sense of Place: Group show at the Bank" Summer Issue
Review, "Forward to the Ancient: Jon Peck and Your Face Gallery" September Issue
Review, "Fraught with Meaning: Group show at the Bank" November Issue

Grants and Residencies


2009
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Residency, Omaha, Nebraska
2008
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Travel Grant Leon Levy Foundation Grant The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire
2007
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Residency, Omaha, Nebraska
White Columns Curated Slide Registry, New York, New York
2006
Drawing Center Slide Registry, New York, New York
2005
Avenue of the Arts public art grant, Kansas City, Missouri Urban Culture Project Studio Residency Program, Kansas City, Missouri

Public Sculpture Commissions


2008
Baltimore Sculpture Project (Finalist) Baltimore, Maryland
2005
Avenue of the Arts Public Sculpture Commission, Kansas City, Missouri

Lectures and Panels


2009
Visiting Artist, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska
2008
Visiting Artist, Brandeis University, Post Baccalaureate Department, Boston, Massachusetts Visiting Artist, Kansas City Art Institute, Painting Department, Kansas City, Missouri Reading, (With Gordon Haber) The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire Reading, (With Etgar Karat and Jenny Nichols) The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire
2007
Artist Talk, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, Nebraska
2005
After graduation: Panel Discussion, Kansas City Art Institute, Panel Member

Curation


2012
Beta pictoris gallery, DRIFT (Kadar Brock, Ben Dowell, Stacy Fisher, Christian Sampson, James Woodfill and Matt Wycoff), Birmingham, Alabama
2010
The Hogar Collection, Lateralisms (Dike Blair, Stephen Westfall, James Woodfill and Ben Dowell), Brooklyn, New York

Museum Collections

The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, Kansas